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Inner Critic (Psychic Structures) Workshop in Stone Ridge, NY with Russ Hudson

Friday, August 9 | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Saturday, August 10 | 9:00 AM- 9:00 PM
Sunday, August 11 | 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Stone Ridge, NY | 
The Barn

Cost: $920, includes tuition, materials, lunch and dinner.
(Deposit: $500; payment in full due by July 1, 2019.)

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Prerequisite: none

A popular workshop that is open to all levels, the Inner Critic (Psychic Structures) workshop is extraordinarily usefulness to therapists, counselors, and to all serious students of the Enneagram. This Workshop employs visual models, discussion, music, and deep experiential work to introduce the Psychic Structures of the nine Enneagram types. The Psychic Structures are concrete "blueprints" for the inner mechanisms of each type. They are symbolic representations of psychological processes and are especially powerful for visually oriented people and for those who wish to have a "gestalt" of each type as a whole. With these vivid and dynamic models, you will be able to see with startling clarity what is happening in each type and why.

This Workshop is also about the role of the superego. The Psychic Structures reveal how our ego activity is driven by the superego, the "inner critic," that restricts us and keeps us reacting according to past patterns. We will explore how the superego creates each type's inner conflicts and self-defeating habits, and explore ways to counteract its deadening, limiting effects.

By the end of this Workshop, you will understand each type as a coherent whole and have deeper insight into the mechanisms that drive them. It is only with this kind of clear understanding that true compassion can arise, as well as the depth of awareness that would make possible a resolution of each type's illusions and inner conflicts. Many who have learned the Psychic Structures have said that they are the most illuminating thing they have ever been taught about the Enneagram.